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Henderson Police Release Body Worn Camera Footage of Officer-Involved Shooting #6

December 19, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
PLEASE CONTACT KATRINA ROTHMEYER, (702) 267-4596

Henderson, Nev. – Henderson Police are providing the following information and YouTube link regarding the officer-involved shooting that took place on December 10th, 2019.

On December 10th, at approximately 6:30a.m., the Henderson Police Department responded to the 600 block of S. Boulder Highway in reference to a disturbance involving a male subject pounding on the business door.

Arriving officers located a 40-year-old male matching the description of the subject, later identified as Israel Valle-Lopez, in the parking lot in front of the entrance. Officers issued Lopez verbal commands, which were ignored. Lopez continued aggressing officers and produced a knife after being pushed to the ground. As officers attempted to take him into custody, he attempted to stab one of the officers, resulting in the use of deadly force. 

Lopez was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.

No officers were injured during this incident.

As this is an open investigation, no further details will be released at this time.

This is the sixth officer-involved shooting in 2019.

Click on the following link to access the Critical Incident Community Briefing:
https://youtu.be/6_NNOSJ2XU0

Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the Henderson Police Department at 702-267-4911, 3-1-1, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or visit Crime Stoppers website. Tips directly leading to a felony arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.
 
Please contact Officer Katrina Rothmeyer, Public Information Officer at 702-267-4509

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